Lords of Creation
Dust-jacket from the first edition
|Cover artist||S. Levin|
|Genre||Science fiction novel|
|Media type||Print (hardback)|
Lords of Creation is a science fiction novel by author Eando Binder (combined pseudonym for brothers, Earl and Otto Binder). It was first published in book form in 1949 by Prime Press in an edition of 2,112 copies, of which 112 were signed, numbered and slipcased. The novel was originally serialized in six parts in the magazine Argosy beginning September 23, 1939.
Homer Ellory awakes in the year 5000 AD after sleeping for 3,000 years and discovers the earth in a state of barbarism. He befriends the people of North America who have been conquered by the Antarkans. Ellory leads a revolt and is captured by the Antarkans. Imprisoned in the Antarkan city of Lillamra and under sentence of death, the Lady Ermaine falls in love with him and enables his escape. He returns to North America where he leads a second revolt. After the surrender of Antarka, he is proclaimed the leader of the Earth's peoples.
- 1939, US, Argosy, Pub date 23 September 1939, magazine serialization in six parts
- 1949, US, Prime Press OCLC 2562158, Pub date 1949, Hardback
- 1958, Germany, Utopia-Grossband, Pub date 1958, Hardback, as Antarkta
- 1969, US, Belmont OCLC 5635914, Pub date 1969, Paperback
- Lords of Creation title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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- Crawford, Jr., Joseph H.; James J. Donahue; Donald M. Grant (1953). "333", A Bibliography of the Science-Fantasy Novel. Providence, RI: The Grandon Company. p. 12. OCLC 3924496.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 46. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.